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with this, the reckoning. put up or shut up, d day. president obama through down the gauntlet. he demanded congress pass a potent immigration reform bill, one that fiks the problem of decades, deals with the 12 million people here illegally, stops the illegal hiring and exploitation of worgers. so the challenge is out there right now right there in tonight's news packed and ready for tomorrow's newspapers. will it explode into action, light a firecracker under the republicans? will it detonate an avalanche of action driving teeth into the reform, ending the perennial talk that's led to nothing or to the old bogus reforms of the past. will the politicians get real or play more games of ethnic fear, economic exploitation and wedge politics? was today the end of all that? that could be possible? let's take a hard look with chuck todd. you heard all my questions. i'm holder than you, i have been through simpson mazoly. we were -- >> i love it's getting a come back. >> we've passed bills that said it's got teeth and it's got amnesty for people who have been here to while. is this going to work
are always quick to blame president obama when the market goes down. do you think they are going to give president obama credit? do you think they are going to thank him when the market goes up, up, up? of course not. we will tell you why. we will talk about that and awhole lot more, with the latest, today's current news update in los angeles, here is lisa ferguson. good morning, lisa. >> hey bill. good morning, everyone. here is what's on the president's schedule today. first up, he is having lunch with hillary clinton in the private dining room at the whitehouse at 12:30. yesterday, the senate confirmed senator john kerry to replace clinton as secretary of state in an overwhelming vote of 94 to 3. clinton was having an interactive online interview. as she heads out the door, she is leading -- leaving a legacy the most traveled secretary of state in history. more 950,000 miles, visited 112 countries and held 1700 meetings with world leaders. next up for the president today. he is talking immigration reform at 3:55 and 4:15. yesterday, obama unveiled his new
as secretary of state this friday. last night, she sat down with her boss and former rival, president obama for a much-anticipated interview. >> the two powerful politicians described their unique partnership and stoked speculation about clinton's future. here's abc's larry jacobs. >> reporter: it was an extraordinary event. an adoring president publicly praises his former political nemesis on "60 minutes." >> i consider hillary a strong friend. >> reporter: the side-by-sided a nation fest sent speculation into hyperdrive. was this an endorsement for a hillary clinton run in 2016? >> i have to tell you. you guys in the press are encore jabl. i was inaugurated four days ago. and you're talking about elections four years from now. >> and i'm out of politics. i'm forbidden from hearing these questions. i don't think he or i can make predictions about what's going to happen tomorrow or the next year. >> reporter: secretary of state and the president refused to speculate on the next presidential campaign. they became closer over the last fur years. >> part of our bond is, we've been through the
-five year old while male born in texas that believes that president obama will probably go down as one of the greatest presidents ever, so we do exist down here. >> stephanie: hello. >> caller: and my question is then i'll hang up and let y'all kick it around. if hilary does decide to run in 2016, do you think this benghazi mess will keep her from getting elected? >> stephanie: no. there you go. oh you'll take your answer off air. no, i think it's a completely manufactured -- >> four years from now this is -- >> stephanie: yeah. that was a bit of an ass whooping. as rude pundit said she was wiping bits of ass off of her shoes. hi, carol you are on the "stephanie miller show." >> caller: hi, stephanie. i watch your show every day, and i have just heard the worst thing i have ever heard on the political media circuit. stewart barney has a priest on fox news and he announced that americans are going down the road to paganism. we're not religious anymore. and i'm offended. i'm religious. it seems like if you are not a vulnerable corruptible mega church member you are a
minutes. this will be the first time that president obama has sat down for a joint interview with anyone other than the first lady. and republicans will decide today whether or not to give reince are preibus a second shot as rnc chairman. he is likely to win reelection. last night's keynote address before the winter conference of the rnc meeting, bobby jindal warned while the party doesn't need to change its values. it does need to change about everything else and stop being stupid. those were his words not mine. we're back after the break. original series is back with an all-new episode straight from the headlines. in the minefield of the nation's gun control debate, this could be the most polarizing issue. >> anybody could claim "stand your ground" and they can get away with murder. >> only on current tv. [♪ theme music ♪] >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's the "stephanie miller show"! ♪ i'm walking on sunshine woe ho ♪ ♪ i'm walking on shun shine, woe ho ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ ♪ hey all right now ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie
. >> woodruff: one week into his second term, president obama officially took on the issue of immigration today. he said it comes down to a simple question: whether the country and the government have the resolve, finally, to deal with the long-festering national challenge. the president launched his effort in nevada where more than a quarter of the state's residents are hispanic. >> i'm here today because the time has come for common sense, comprehends i have been immigration reform. ( cheers and applause ) the time is now. >> woodruff: the campaign-style event at a las vegas high school came a day after a bipartisan group of eight u.s. senators put forward their own plan. it calls for creating a path to legal citizenship for the 11 million undocumented people now estimated to be living in the u.s implementing that policy would be contingent on securing the southern border. seven years ago then senator obama the joined a similar effort >> if the compromise that's been discussed and has the agreement of those who were in this room, if that ends up being the bill that is signed into law, it's a
down here in washington. a lovely sight for those of us who like snow. i do. president obama begins the push for immigration reform in las vegas next week. lisa sylvester is monitoring that. the other top stories in "the situation room," what's the latest, lisa? >> aids to the president said they will sketch out his plans and improving border security in cracking down on employers who hire undocumented workers. the most controversial part of the plan is creating a passion way to citizenship for illegal immigrants. he is expected to get more specifics in the state of the union address. a cia officer will spend 30 months in proven for revealing the identity of an agent. his own attorney admitted he was thoughtless in leaking the administration. that was betraying a solemn trust. mitt romney is in washington for the first time since last month's lunch. he and his wife are expected to attend the dinner by power brokers and business elite. president obama was at the dinner in 2009 and last year, but not clear if the president will be there tomorrow. he will receive the ipod award on may
's relationship with president obama, as she gets ready to step down as secretary of state. >>> and new york city apartments get even tinier. could you live in a space smaller than some hotel rooms? i'm wolfe blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> some top republicans aren't mincing words about the parties' problems during their winter meeting in north carolina right now. one gop star is going so far to suggest that the party has been stupid. i asked the newly re-elected rnc chair about that and more. joining us now, the chair of the republican national committee. thank you for coming in. congratulations on getting re-elected. how do you feel about that? >> well, i feel great about it. but with a great opportunity, i think that comes incredible responsibility. >> i listened to bobby jindal, the louisiana governor, a republican, maybe someday a presidential candidate. he is mincing no words in criticizing the republican party. listen to this. >> we've got to stop being the stupid party. i'm serious. time for a new republican party that talks like adults, to articulate our plans and our visio
, the gop is in trouble. mitt romney was beaten, barack obama so empowered he forced republicans to back down on the debt ceiling. and laid out a liberal agenda for a second term. the gop is out of favor with the young minorities and women. not just at the ballot box. 49% of the nation now sees the republican party negatively. in the nbc news/"wall street journal" poll only 26% positively. democrats doing far better with a net positive. hand wringing at the gop winter meeting. >> republicans talk policy, and the democrats talk people. >> we've got to stop being the stupid party. >> reporter: bobby jindal on gop senate candidates todd aiken and richard murdoch whose comments about rape angered women. >> it's no secret we had a number of republicans who damaged the brand with offensive and bizarre comments. >> reporter: some republicans in four states with republican legislatures want to change the winner-take-all electoral college system in their states that gave president obama a big win. mitt romney would have been closer. a former party chair says forget that. the gop will recover. >>
down to the agenda of mr. obama's second term. >> make sure that my priorities are being carried out and my policies are consistent with the proms i made to the american people. >> he named dennis mcdonough as his new chief of staff. >> suddenly i'm feeling a lot of sympathy for the folks who sit down here. >> reporter: hearings like john kerry for is secretary of state way. they have more than a year before they begin the slide toward lame duck status so president obama is trying to move his agenda ahead as quickly as possible. >> to continue to have the economy recover, to create a stronger foundation for economic drought, and to continue his commitment on civil rights issueses like lgbt rights to take on tasks that require bipartisan support like day to talk about immigration reform and he'll take his case on the road next week in las vegas and to force the hand of congress which he fears will not act on his priorities, president obama will spend much of this coming year taking his case campaign style directly to the people. for "cbs this morning" satur
with president obama today as her term winds down. yesterday was full of drama as clinton gave her long awaited testimony on those attacks in benghazi. at times combative and other times emotional. clinton said she took full responsibility for the security lapses at the american consulate. she fired back over questions about what was said in the days just after the attack. >> was it because of a protest or guys out for a walk one night and decided they would kill some americans? what difference at this point does it make? >> confirmation hearings begin in the senate today for clinton's replacement, john kerry. the massachusetts democrat and former presidential contender is not expected to face any major opposition. >>> the white house is giving the go ahead to general john allen's nomination as europe's top nato commander. the nomination had been put on hold during the investigation into allen's e-mail relationship with a florida woman. but now that the pentagon cleared allen, his nato nomination moves forward. >>> many parents are angry at one southern california school district. they say allo
week, chicago teenager hadiya pendleton was in washington for president obama's inauguration. she was gunned down in a park just a few blocks from her school. the apparent innocent victim of a gang war. president obama made gun control a top priority for his second term. he's pushing lawmakers to pass legislation that will limit the number of rounds in a magazine clip, renew a ban on so-called assault weapons, and require universal background checks for gun purchases. the nra says it is no longer on board with that because it just won't work. >> you are never going to get criminals to go through universal background checks. >> reporter: republicans and even some rural state democrats agree. that is a big challenge for president obama. rob and sunny, back to you. >> all right, thanks a lot, karen. >>> the world's biggest retailer has made a decision about ammunition sales. wal-mart customers may buy only three boxes of ammo a day. because of limited supplies these days. with demand up for bullets, wal-mart says it is striking a balance between serving hunters and sportsmen and sell
. you said all elections come down to the economy. you can make the argument president obama centered his candidacy on social issues. what about today with the fiscal environment the united states is facing? what we have better discussions during these debates that centered more on the economy? >> i think in the end, this one did come down to the economy. the president may be basing his second term on social issues. if you take his inauguration speech as a guidepost to where he wants to go from here. but i did not hear him to talk a lot during the campaign. the economy began to get better. i did not see him spending a lot of time talking about gay rights during the election. i did not hear him talk very much about gun control. i think it was mentioned once in one of the debates. i think they thought they had to get -- what they concentrated on, in some ways, this was not so much an election about issues as it was about identifying their voters and getting their voters to the polls and recognizing the demographics in this country were changing dramatically. they figured that out and ho
of money to develop them. but then again, we all have this problem with keeping health care costs down and obama care wants generic competition for biologics. what's the right road to take there? >> you know, joe, we've been in this industry for over 135 years. for us, we've taken a focus and we pursue both small molecule as well as bioological routes to address some of the most oppressing diseases out there. if you take alzheimer's, we have the biologic but we have a base inhibitor in phase two -- >> would you pay a lobbyist, would you get lobbyists for eli lilly to try to make it that you don't have to have generic competition for biologics, is that something eli lilly would do, or do you go along with it? >> well, remember, in the affordable care act we did get an extension in terms of data protection, as we should be, to at least 12 years. we believe that's very important for us to have a reasonable period to generate return on investment that we make in r&d. we still are the industry that invests the most in r&d, research and development, in this country. we from a policy standpoi
, thank you. another member of president obama's cabinet is heading for the door. transportation secretary ray lahood announcing he will step down. he's the only republican left in the president's first-term cabinet. lahood says he will stay at the department until his successor is confirmed. sources tell fox news the leading candidate to replace lahood including former senator blanche lincoln, mayor antonio villaraigosa from los angeles and former congressman jim oberstar, one-time chairman of the transportation committee. patti ann: turning to the big debate over guns we're learning more about options president obama may consider to enact sweeping new gun control measures without congressional approval. shannon bream is live this morning in washington. shannon, how could federal relayings, regulations that is factor into the gun control fight? >> reporter: patti ann there are a number of different proposals involving a number of different agencies. one group is pushing the president to go through the department of justice and a task force to track interstate weapons sales. another agency
] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero hearurn. jon: president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton sitting down together for a joint television interview. did you catch it? the formal rivals sharing the screen and laughs on 60 minutes last night. the interview left a lot of viewers wondering where were the tough questions about global hot spots and our foreign policies. let's talk about it with jim pinkerton a contributing editor and writer for the american conservative magazine. alan colmes host of the alan colmes radio show and author of thank the liberals for saving america. welcome to both of you. steve croft said it in the intro he said we barely had enough time to scratch the surface of their complicated relationship. jim, assess what scratching they did? >> no scratching whatsoever, that is for sure. every journalist has to make a choice. if you want the interview you sometimes have to take the terms that the interviewee wants whether the termser explicit or implicit. when oprah winfrey be began to interview lance armstrong. was tough question, tough question, tough
professional here in dc. earlier you said all presidential elections come down to the economy. the argument can be made the president obama won a second term on social issues. what we have been served better if the discussions during these debates centered more on the economy? >> i do think, in the end, this one came down to the economy. the president may be basing his second term on social issues. if you take his inauguration speech as sort of a guidepost for where he wants to go from here -- i did not hear him talk a lot about, during the campaign, he seemed to be talking about jobs and getting people back to work. i think the economy began to get better. i did not see him spending a lot of time talking about gay rights during the election. i did not hear him talk about gun control. i think it was mentioned once in one of the debates. i think he thought -- that his people thought that they had -- what they concentrated on -- in some ways this was not so much an election about issues as it was about identifying their voters and getting their voters through polls and recognizing that the demogr
at the inauguration gunned down in chicago a week after she performed at president obama's inauguration. she was at a park, someone jumped a fence, ran up and opened fire. she was a majorette, and that was the one that sasha and malia were dancing to. >> yeah. >> probably from indiana or mississippi. >> just overwhelmingly sad. >> stephanie: chris murphy yesterday. >> we need to wake members up to the fact that if they want to do the right thing here there is not really a political price to pay at the hands of the nra like there were a decade or two ago. >> stephanie: yeah, 92% of americans want a background check. can't we get that done. and the nra -- he is sitting there facing all of these republican senator who he gave money to. yeah, oddly the question not quite as tough from republicans. republicans have benefited from at least $700,000 in various forms from the nra the nra's pac or -- >> i'm sure a coincidence. >> stephanie: yeah. don in oklahoma welcome. >> caller: hello. >> stephanie: hi, go ahead. >> caller: i just wanted to say first of all that i am 100% suppor
in benghazi. kerry is replacing hillary clinton who told a global town hall meeting today when she steps down she'll write a memoir about her years at the state department. mrs. clinton had also added she will not be addressing the 2016 election. >>> another change to president obama's cabinet, transportation secretary ray lahood is resigning. the only republican still left on president obama's first term cabinet says he intends to remain in office until his successor is confirmed that will probably be another two months from now. he says working in the cabinet was, quote, the best public service job he's ever had. >>> a horrific discovery in syria today. at least 60 people dead in what appears to be a mass execution. nbc bay area's janelle wang is here with our "world tonight." >>> a body found on a river bank in the city of aleppo bound and apparently shot in the head. the victims men in their teens, 20s and 30s. it's not clear who shot the victims or when it happened but appears they were dumped in the river and discovered after the water receded. a commander of the opposition forces belie
's for a comprehensive immigration bill so maybe he's told his friends at fox to stand down on this. we'll see. but it's really -- it is sad that people, you know, make every single thing is about -- is it good for barack obama? i have to say when john boehner the speaker said well, i hope the president doesn't push this bill to the left and make it impossible. i mean why doesn't he just say isn't it great we're on the same page. we have an issue. it is challenging. it is going to be tough but let's all work together. oh no. the president should just be quiet. that's his message. well, i know the president will not be quiet. the president is going to hold our feet to the fire. we'll get this done. >> stephanie: i agree with you. i don't care why they do it. they tend to blurt things out like we need to get the latino vote back. that's the point -- something you're not supposed to say. >> i couldn't believe it. i had to shake my head when john mccain said on national news, you know, it's the latino vote. as if the latinos aren't listening to this. >> stephanie: they have some sort of different hearing
>>> this morning on "world news now," presidential praise. barack obama and hillary clinton were once political rivals. >> this morning as secretary of state clinton gets ready to leave the white house, she may be stepping down with what sounds like a presidential endorsement. it's monday, january 28th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm sunny hostin. >> happy monday, everybody. i'm rob nelson. we'll get to our top political headlines in just a second, including a bipartisan deal on one of the president's pet projects. could be some major headway being made on immigration reform, which was a big focus of president obama's inaugural address. kind of a failed promise from his first term, but gaining steam in the second. >>> also this morning, tragedy in south america. the nightclub fire that has stunned the world. what investigators are learning this morning as brazil gets ready to bury more than 200 victims and still counting. >> terrible tragedy there. >>> and the nasty winter weather system that couldn't come at a worse time. snow and ice hit the mi
discussions with the obama administration and will be looking forward to hearing about those opportunities as well. and, again, the incomparable commitment to democratic party values and to the success of democrats up and down the ballot is immeasurable when it comes to the name of alice fermofd. so -- germond. so, secretary? [applause] >> we want to get to the reception with our vice president, so if you please. and as some of you may have noticed, i jumped up a little earlier when our chair was so kind in her earlier remarks to have said a few words. i was anticipating the chance to speak with you for a moment. so i appreciate the opportunity to do that now. first, obviously, i want to thank all of you who are both my colleague, but more importantly my friends for the incredible warmth and support and, frankly, fun we have had both at dnc meetings and all over the country over these past many years. it has been just a true honor and joy. [applause] and because it is such a true honor and joy, i am honored to continue as secretary emeritus and as an at-large voting member of the dnc when
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